The International Ballet Intensive's three-week residential summer dance program, under the direction of Danita Emma and Momchil Mladenov, culminates with a public performance by the elite group of young dancers at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 22, in the Hosch Theatre at the John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts on Brenau University's Gainesville campus.
Every Saturday and Sunday in June, Three Sisters Vineyards & Winery will present the Georgia Wine Country Festival for its 12th year at the Lumpkin County vineyard.
The Holly Theater is in search of singers and actors for its next productions - Agatha Christie's "Mousetrap" and Holly and the Heartbreakers - in July and August.
Mountain Top Rodeo featuring bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc, barrel racing, bull riding, ladies breakaway roping and team roping will be Friday, June 21, and Saturday, June 22, at R-Ranch in the Mountains.
The Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club will hold a paddle-thon Saturday, June 22, at the Lake Lanier Olympic Venue in Gainesville.
Northeast Georgia and surrounding areas are gaining recognition as a rapidly rising region for the production of local and sustainable foods. The 2013 Georgia Mountains Farm Tour will showcase some of the farms, farmers, markets, community gardens and restaurants making local food across the region.
Toccoa resident Rachel Watson is the featured artist in the "Dreamworks" exhibit at the Helen Arts & Heritage Center, 25 Chattahoochee Strasse, in Helen.
ALICATS Dance & Music will perform its 10th annual spring recital "Decade of Dance" this weekend in Hosch Theater, 429 Academy St. NE, at Brenau University in Gainesville. Dancers and students from toddlers to grandparents will participate in the recital celebrating the last decade of dance.
Four new exhibits will kick off their debut with a free opening reception from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, June 13, at the Quinlan Visual Arts Center in Gainesville.
Macon Symphony Orchestra principal flutist Candace Keach will present "Americana," a recital of music for Native American and Asian wooden flutes, silver flutes and singing bowls at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at Buford First United Methodist Church, 285 E. Main St., in Buford. Pennsylvanian Russell Ferrara will accompany Keach on the classical guitar and synthesizer enabled guitars.
Flotilla 29 of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Lake Lanier, will have a one-day, seven-lesson "About boating safely" course Saturday, June 15.
The enchanted world of Disney's Beauty and the Beast Jr. will appear on stage June 14-15 and June 21-23 at Holly Theater in Dahlonega.
To share insight into the music, art, food and dance of the black culture, the Gainesville-Hall County Black History Society is hosting a free Juneteenth Festival from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at Midtown Greenway and Park, 682 Grove St., behind the new Public Safety Complex in Gainesville.
Participants can learn to build their own inexpensive outdoor oven for baking pizza and breads with natural and reclaimed materials at a comprehensive one-day cob oven construction workshop.
World-class musicians will bring their talents to the University of North Georgia in June for the second annual North Georgia Chamber Music Festival, with performances in Cumming, Dahlonega and Gainesville.
As the temperatures begin to rise and flowers begin to bloom, the Hall County Master Gardeners are putting the final touches on its upcoming annual Spring Garden Expo.
For the second year in a row, downtown Gainesville will be crammed with people and their four-legged friends for the Mutts on Main event.
Anglers of all ages will vie to be the best fisherman in the 26th annual Helen Trout Tournament this weekend.
While many pieces of art can fill a gallery, it is a rare to see one piece take over one room. But the University of North Georgia has such a piece of art.
The classic tale of a toymaker and his wooden puppet which comes to life will appear on stage in Dahlonega this weekend.
For outdoor enthusiasts, the annual Dahlonega Trail Fest is the event to attend in Northeast Georgia.
Book lovers may rejoice. The annual Literary Festival returns to Dahlonega once more with more than 20 authors schedule to attend this year.
As the Bowen Center for the Arts aims to entertain members and visitors from all across the region, it tries to teach area residents how to create their own arts, too.
Aiming to supply deceased veterans the honor they deserve and ease families' burden of transportation, Donald Ware began a company to provide these services with In Their Honor Transports.
"There's a bright golden haze on the meadow" and "the corn is as high as an elephant's eye" in "Oklahoma!"
Riverside Military Academy cadets will morph into the quirky and memorable characters of one of William Shakespeare's most well-known comedies this week.
Music lovers with an affinity for Johann Sebastian Bach and his other classical friends will be delighted with the upcoming concert from the Lanier Chamber Singers.
Walkers and runners of all shapes, sizes and fitness levels can trek across Riverside Military Academy as part of the annual Chamber Chase next week.
Pet owners seeking an affordable way to care for their four-legged friends will have their chance this weekend.
While the Easter fun comes a little early this year, the Hall County Parks and Leisure Department is having its festivities later in the day to accommodate its new event.
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